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River of No Reprieve: Descending Siberia's Waterway of Exile, Death, and Destiny

By Tayler, Jeffrey

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 2006. BW2 - One of today's most intrepid writers chronicles a deadly trek through the legendary region that gave birth to the gulag and gave Siberia its outsize reputation for perilous isolation.. Trade Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Advance Reading Copy (ARC).

$5.00

Mr. Ding's Chicken Feet: On a Slow Boat from Shanghai to Texas
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Mr. Ding's Chicken Feet: On a Slow Boat from Shanghai to Texas

By Kendall, Gillian

Madison, Wisconsin: Terrace Books, 2006. BW2 - Book bumped on some corners, date written on the back, and light shelf wear otherwise very good. A reeling, funny, moving journey across the Pacific Ocean, told b the sole woman aboard a Chinese ship.. Trade Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Advance Reading Copy (ARC).

$5.00

Mishima's Sword: Travels in Search of a Samurai Legend
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Mishima's Sword: Travels in Search of a Samurai Legend

By Christopher Ross

U.S.A.: Da Capo Press, Inc., 2006. BS1 - An advance reading copy paperback book in very good condition that has chipping and wear on some edges, sides, and corners, light discoloration and shelf wear. In the tradition of Pico lyer, a witty and revealing insider's journey through a modern Japan that outsiders seldom glimpse. Satisfaction Guaranteed.. Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Advance Reading Copy (ARC).

$9.99

Over the High Passes

By Noble, Christina

Don Mills, Ontario, Canada: Pearson Education Canada, 1989. BD1 - A trade paperback book in very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with minor overall shelf wear plus some light edge wear at the bottom right corner of the pages through page 32. A book about the author's travels for a year through the Himalayas with the nomadic Gaddi. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Glossary, bibliography, 208p.. Trade Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$1.75

Roberts' Guide to Japanese Museums

By Roberts, Laurance P.

New York, New York, USA: Kodansha International Ltd., 1978. BE4 - DJ is mylar protected. A tight, clean, sound copy with minor overall shelf wear mainly in the form of some fading along the top board edges plus there is some light foxing on the top outside paper edges plus there is the original owner's name in ink on the half title page. The dust jacket shows minor overall shelf wear mainly in the form of some very, very light edge wear along the top edges areound the top spine edge plus there is some very light fading along the spine. A comprehensive guide to the 355 principal museums of Japan arranged in alphabetical order that includes basic data about each museum, descriptions of each collection, a glossary of Japanese art terms, Japanese and Chinese art history, a chronology and list of Japanese national holidays, and comprehensive indexes by type of collection, geographical location, Japanese names, and branch museums. Indexed, 348p.. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$7.50

Frommer's China
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Frommer's China

By Neville-Hadley, Peter; Brown, J. D.; Chin, Josh; Owyang, Sharon; Reiber, Beth; Sans, Michelle; Smith, Graeme

Hoboken, New Jersey, U.S.A.: Wiley Publishing, Inc., 2004. AN1 - Book has light shelf wear otherwise fine. With in-depth menu & language guides. . 2nd Printing. Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$4.00

A Fez of the Heart: Travels Around Turkey In Search of a Hat
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A Fez of the Heart: Travels Around Turkey In Search of a Hat

By Seal, Jeremy

San Diego: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1996. Y2 - Book has small wrinkling on the bottom right corner of the first couple of pages and very light shelf wear otherwise fine. Paperback, Uncorrected Page Proofs, Advance Reading Copy. Inspired by a dusty fez in his parents' attic, Jeremy Seal set off in 1993 to trace the astonishing history of this cone-shaped hat.. Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Advanced Reading Copy (ARC).

$15.00